Archive for the ‘Hurricane Ike’ Category


A tale of Love Letters, a Beautiful Girl named Eurydice, and Daddy’s Little Girl

Once upon a time…. There was a little girl and there was her Father. You know those memories that are locked away, you think maybe forever, somewhere deep in the back of your mind? Every so often you will be doing something mundane…. tying your shoe, picking up a sweater, running in a field…. and one of those memories will surface from their fuzzy dreamlike state with a clarity that is most shocking. But sadly, that intense clarity usually only
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Internet Speak: Part 2

I now present to you Part Two of my ongoing series, “Silly Stories that I Hope Will Help You Unlock Some of the Vast Mysteries of Twitter and the Interwebs.”  Or something like that. But really, I’m only kidding (a little). The truth is, the secrets only seem vast when you encounter certain Twitter-isms for the first time. Trust me. I had some pretty interesting and random thoughts when I first saw the following shortcuts and acronyms scroll across my
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Art, Wine and Cyrano de Bergerac

This Wednesday is going to be packed but oh so fun! Most of Wednesday morning will be spent rushing around with Fayza to pick up donations of the alcoholic kind for the Houston Arts Alliance (HAA) event that evening. Thankfully I am from Tomball and drive a big truck… so we should be able to get it all in one run. A special thanks to 13 Celsius for donating two cases! Then from 5:30-7:30 pm it will be time to
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Ode to the Perfect Weekend

Like many Houstonians, I have been without power since Hurricane Ike passed though.  And I have been going nuts… I have slept in several places and am ready for normalcy to make it’s return to my life.  This past weekend was the closest I’ve come to it in the 12 days since Ike. On Friday I was back and forth.  Do I stay?  Do I go?  Do I have another slumber party with Fayza or HappyKatie?  The straw that broke
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Things Ike made me Super Thankful For

I tend to get super freaked out in the face of impending doom and tend to fantasize about the fantastic (Zombies)… which only renders me more panicked.  Thanks to a few awesome people and cool internet tools, I was able to retain my sanity and not totally freak out.  If it wasn’t for this crazy thing called “Social Media” I don’t know if I would have made it.  And to recap… my top saviors were… Yammer and Twitter totally saved
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